"We are in the midst of some challenging times, unparalleled circumstances and situations, but we must rise to the occasion, roll up our sleeve and commit to putting forth our best effort to make the difference." -Senator Sollie B. Norwood
Mississippi Senate, District 28 is a traditional, yet diverse and vibrant community, to which according to the most recent census claims over sixty thousand people. A few of the most visible businesses and employers within Mississippi Senate District 28 are Jackson State University, United Parcel Service, Central Mississippi Medical Center, Saks Fifth Avenue's Corporate Office, Metrocenter Mall, Jackson Public Schools, Wal-Mart Stores, McDonald's Cannon Nissan, etc.
Mississippi Senate, District 28 has several major thoroughfares, to include, the Jackson State University (Robert Smith) Parkway, U.S. Hwy. 80, Interstate 55, Interstate 20 and Interstate 220.